Inspection: 1646653.015 - 153482 - J. B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Nc Winston-Salem
153482 - J. B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
900 Riverside Drive
Woodfin, NC 28804
615 J B Hunt Corporate Dive, Lowell, AR 72745
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 484121/ General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Truckload
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 02/09/2023
Case Closed: 07/11/2023
On January 24, 2023, an employee was tightening belly straps on stacks of PVC pipe. The belly straps were not level across, and the top two bundles began to tip from the middle, and the bundled pipe fell on top of him. The suffered multiple fractures in the lumber region, ribs, and pelvis. The employee was hospitalized and died three days later as a result of the injuries.
Keywords:bundle, falling object, fracture, lumbar fracture, material handling, pelvis, pipe, rib, struck by
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